Tag: happiness

10
Dec
2018

Unhappiness: Super Short Story #529

Unhappiness: Super Short Story #529 He reminded the sulking kid… ‘If you are not grateful, you are grumpy unhappy. If…

11
Aug
2017

People Picture

人事物。 Of people, matters and stuff. May all be well and happy. Amituofo

21
Apr
2017

To Be Happy

Yes indeed, we should know the differences between fleeting and lasting happiness, so as to not be distracted by the…

24
Jan
2017

Freedom, Books, Flowers, Moon

Freedom to study, practise, write and share Dharma books, with fleeting flowers of life cherished but reminding of the goal…

28
Jun
2016

Money Or Nothing?

If money can buy happiness, the richest should be the happiest, but many tragic kings and queens throughout history show…

04
Apr
2015

No Sorrow, No Joy?

A story from ‘How To Be Happy’ by Eleanor Davis… Is this not thought-provoking satire of how many see happiness…

28
Nov
2014

Rejoice: Wandering Thought #159

Wandering Thought #159: Rejoice The jealous want happiness, but ironically envy the happy at a distance unhappily. Those who rejoice however,…

03
May
2014

Mindfulness For Happiness

An unfortunate case… Amituofo… Yes indeed… Mindfulness is needed for real happiness. (And mindfulness of Amituofo leads to Ultimate Bliss.)

15
Nov
2013

Missing: Super Short Story (268)

Super Short Story (268): Missing The more she showed off photographs of her happy family with all her kids, but always…

22
Feb
2012

How Much More Tears?

You cry when you are born. Because returning painfully is suffering. How much more tears? You cry when you are…

13
Sep
2011

Spouse & Kid Koans

For some singles, to have or not have a spouse, that is the question. But to have a spouse does…

13
Sep
2011

Middle Path of Mutual-Benefit

人不为己,  天诛地灭? 人人为己,  人人共灭! 为人为己,  人人共悦! If one does not benefit oneself, will heaven and earth destroy one? If everyone…

15
Jun
2011

Reality Check for Happiness

Simple but good reality check, these lines from Sheryl Crow’s ‘If It Makes You Happy’: If it makes you happy…

17
Sep
2010

Not What It Seems… Inside

From Wikipedia: ‘Thundereggs are rough spheres, most about the size of a baseball – though they can range from less…

22
Jul
2010

Taiwan Adventure (12): Four Great Gems

If I were to summarise our mini pilgrimage to Taiwan, it would be 悲欣交集 (intertwinement of sadness and happiness). The…

22
Mar
2010

Why Share At All?

A young nephew didn’t understand the rationale of sharing, and became distressed when it was suggested to him that the…

27
Oct
2009

Let’s Give Peace, Happiness & Dharma!

When we were younger, our dreams to save the world was huge. But as we grew up, we easily find…

01
Oct
2009

Callling the Buddhadharma as It Is

A Dharma friend sent me this Youtube link on meditation. He felt that it’s a very good way to introduce…

27
Sep
2009

Better than Romantic

A Tit for a Tat (50) Tit: Wedding day is a girl’s most happy and beautiful day… Tat: Why can’t…

23
Sep
2009

Everyone Wants to be Happy

No one wants to be unhappy due to being greedy. Some might not know how to be content. Why not…